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Elephant Home & Hill Tribe Village

Enjoy this unique program by visiting the Karen Hill Tribe @ Pa Kao Lam Village, Huay Nam Dung National Park and their Elephant. Join them in their daily live. Two days packaged with Elephants, local food, amazing nature and lovely people.

Trip Details
Trip Code: TH-CNX-2001
Destination: Chiang Mai
Duration: 2 days / 1 night
Frequency: Daily
Departure Time: 07.00 am
Suitable For: Family, Seniors, Children
Trip Theme: Adventure
Karen Hill Tribe Village Pa Kao Lam
Elephant care at - Home & Hill Tribe Village
Elephant Home & Hill Tribe Village - view point
Elephant Home & Hill Tribe Village - Karen Tribe
Elephant Home & Hill Tribe Village - Thai cooking
Elephant Home & Hill Tribe Village
Elephant Home & Hill Tribe Village  - accomandation
Thailand - Chiang Mai - Elephant Home & Hill Tribe Village
Chiang Mai - Elephant Home & Hill Tribe Village
Elephant Home & Hill Tribe Village - Chiang Mai - Thailand

Day 1 : Chiang Mai – Pa Kao Lam Village, Huay Nam Dung National Park   ( - / L / D )
After breakfast at your city hotel we will meet around 07.00 am to departure for your adventure.  Via a  4x4 WD car we will leave Chiang Mai north to the Highland along Mae Rim – Mae Tang road.  Our first stop will be at the Mae Malai Market to buy some local food and other necessary thing.  You will be able to observe a typical Thai market with all its display of fresh vegetable, fruits and meat.  Also available are small household items. We will continue our journey through Thailand’s mountains and will arrive around 11.00 am at the Pa Kao Lam Village your home for the next two days.   Meet and greet your host and change your cloths to Karen Style.  Lunch will be served at the Village.
After lunch you will learn about the history of the village, the villager’s lifestyle and learn about Elephant’s anatomy, biology, instruction, do and don’t when we get closer the elephants.  Your guide will introduce you to the owner of the Village Elephants and listen to the introduction and propose of this project and learn the tricks of observing the elephant behavior when they live as its nature.
Around 13.00 we will do a around 50 Minute trek from the village into the surrounding forest to finding the elephant;   enjoy the forest and after finding these gentle giant observe their behavior, get closer to them and familiarize yourself with them, learn to communicate with them before we return to the village.
After return to the village, spend some time with the villager and learn more about their culture, before you will join dinner with them.
After dinner you will have more time to join the recreational activities before bed.

Day 2 : Pa Kao Lam Village, Huay Nam Dung National Park - Chiang Mai    ( B / L / - )
06.30 am Wake up early morning and join the view of the mist around the forest.  We start the day with a short walk around the village.  Meet the villagers and see their daily routine; feed their pet, cut the grass or water the plant. Have a breakfast in the village. Enjoy this charming lifestyle before breakfast.
Hot breakfast will be served before you will visit the plant nursery to learn more about the herbal for the elephant and you try to cook some supplementary food for them. Moreover observing the elephant’s behavior and get closer to them and learn the basic tricks for follow the elephant trails in the forest.   Around 12.00 have lunch in the jungle after enjoy some original jungle cooking.   Around 14.00 it is time to say good bye to the elephant and we will return back to the village.  Check out of your accommodation; say bye to the host and the Pa Kao Lam Village and return to your hotel in Chiang Mai City (arrival time approx. 18.00)  

Timing is approximately and can be change without prior notice depends on local conditions. We do not adhere to a strict schedule within the village. The main objective of this program is to make the most of your visit at the local village.


 Package Includes: 

  • Roundtrip transfer between City Hotel/Airport in Chiang Mai - Pa Kao Lam Village, Huay Nam Dung National Park - City Hotel/Airport in Chiang Mai by 4x4 car
  • English speaking of qualified local guide during the whole trip
  • 1 overnights at home stay accommodation (dormitory room with basic mattress, mosquito net and bathroom and  NO ELECTRICITY ) with local breakfast
  • 2 lunches  and 1 dinners (local food prepared from your host)
  • Tours and activities described in above package.
  • Admission fee and Entrance fees, Insurance (Thai standard)

Package not Includes:

  • International and domestic flights
  • Meals and beverage other than mentioned above
  • Snacks & meals outside the mentioned program
  • personal expenses (drinks, laundry, telephone, etc)
  • Tips to bellboy, driver and guide
  • Travel insurance (strongly recommended)
  • Other services not clearly indicated in the package above


Children Policy:

  •  the minimum age is 04 years old (under parents’ care)


What to Bring:

  • Overnight bag with change of clothes, as you may get wet or muddy, Sandals/Flip Flops and Shoes for walking, towel, Hat, Sunscreen, Camera, Bug Repellant.
  • Bring any medicines you require or any soft drinks or preferred snacks, as this location is very remote, you will have the opportunity to get thinks on the first day on the market. 
  • Please bring power bank or enough batteries for your camera as there is no electricity and Ineternet at the home stay and the village.

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Join in Tour:

From Date To Date Duration Adults Children
15 Aug 2016 31 Oct 2017 2 days / 1 night

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Price is quoted per person and subject to change without prior notice